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Sports Medicine: Top 4 Basketball Injuries to Look Out For

Categories: Child Orthopedics / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

With football season wrapping up and temperatures dropping, athletes are beginning to move inside. Soon, student athletes and adults alike will begin playing indoor basketball, both competitively and as a form of exercise. Unfortunately, with this transition comes the potential for new sports injuries. While basketball may not involve as much physical contact as other  … View More

Preventing Sports Injuries in Children: 6 Simple Steps

Categories: Child Orthopedics / Exercises / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

Summer is here, and children are choosing pick-up basketball games over organized sports– for now. Soon, fall will come and children will jump back into the thick of strenuous team workouts, practices and games. While this is great for their athletic and fitness goals, excessive physical activity can inevitably lead to injuries. But it doesn’t  … View More

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Reducing Knee Pain With Low-Impact Exercise

Categories: Exercises / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

The knee is quite a complex joint, and is involved in more day-to-day functions than one might think. Whether you have an ongoing discomfort condition or a severe injury, knee pain can be a major obstacle. This discomfort can prevent more aggressive physical lifestyles– like contact sports– altogether. For patients undergoing orthopedic recovery processes, active  … View More

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5 Common Tennis Injuries & How to Treat Them

Categories: Sports Medicine

With spring finally here, many people are eager to start engaging in their favorite activities. Boating, jogging and golfing are all great sources of exercise, but carry their fair share of risks. While tennis is a leisurely way to spend a quiet Sunday morning, improper technique may lead to injury. As an orthopedics office with  … View More

2018 Olympics: Long Island Athletes and Injuries

Categories: Sports Medicine

While curling has earned its reputation as a low-impact Olympic event, not all events are risk-free. Skiing, snowboarding and even sledding, however, pose a much larger danger to the body. With sports ranging from simple tests in coordination to rapid, open-air movement, sports in the winter Olympics can have many potential injuries. Read on to  … View More

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Negative Side Effects of Anabolic Steroids

Categories: Sports Medicine

Steroids have a well-deserved reputation of being the illegal, unhealthy and generally dangerous alternative to proper weight loss and muscle building through exercise and diet control. A diligent workout routine can be taxing on your body, but this is preferable to the long-term harm that muscle-building anabolic steroids can cause. Take a look at how  … View More